Paragonimiasis

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Paragonimiasis

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 78 free, full-text research articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Pulmonary Paragonimiasis Mimicking Tuberculous Pleuritis: A Case Report.
 

Author(s): Jian Luo, Mao-Yun Wang, Dan Liu, Hui Zhu, Sai Yang, Bin-Miao Liang, Zong-An Liang

Journal: Medicine (Baltimore). 2016 Apr;95(15):e3436.

 

Pulmonary paragonimiasis is a food-borne zoonosis with a wide variety of radiologic findings, which sometimes can be confused with tuberculosis and carcinoma. Therefore, differential diagnosis is always warranted. A 43-year-old male farmer, with productive cough, blood-tinged sputum ...

Last Updated: 16 Apr 2016

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Pulmonary Paragonimiasis: The Detection of a Worm Migration Track as a Diagnostic Clue for Uncertain Eosinophilic Pleural Effusion.
 

Author(s): Tomohiro Akaba, Kiyoshi Takeyama, Midori Toriyama, Ayako Kubo, Rie Mizobuchi, Takeshi Yamada, Etsuko Tagaya, Mitsuko Kondo, Shuji Sakai, Jun Tamaoki

Journal: Intern. Med.. 2016 ;55(5):503-6.

 

A 38-year-old woman with sustained right chest pain was referred to our hospital. She showed pleural effusion and peripheral blood eosinophilia. Thoracentesis revealed eosinophilic pleural effusion in which the smear, culture and cytological examinations were all negative. Although ...

Last Updated: 3 Mar 2016

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[A Case of Intra-abdominal Paragonimiasis Mimicking Metastasis of Lung Cancer Diagnosed by Endoscopic Ultrasound-guided Fine Needle Aspiration].
 

Author(s): Cho Rong Oh, Mi Jin Kim, Kwang Hyuck Lee

Journal: Korean J Gastroenterol. 2015 Jul;66(1):41-5.

 

Paragonimiasis has been continuously decreasing in Korea. However, it still occurs by ingesting raw or incompletely cooked fresh water crab or crayfish. The diagnosis of paragonimiasis is challenging because of its rarity. It may be confused with other inflammatory disease or carcinomatosis. ...

Last Updated: 21 Jul 2015

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The terms "Paragonimiasis" returned 9 free, full-text review articles on human participants. First 3 results:

Current status of Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Ecuador.
 

Author(s): Manuel CalvopiƱa, Daniel Romero, Byron CastaƱeda, Yoshihisa Hashiguchi, Hiromu Sugiyama

Journal: Mem. Inst. Oswaldo Cruz. 2014 Nov;109(7):849-55.

 

A review of national and international publications on paragonimiasis in Ecuador, epidemiological records from the Ministry of Public Health and unpublished research data was conducted to summarise the current status of the parasite/disease. The purpose of the review is to educate ...

Last Updated: 21 Nov 2014

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Paragonimus and paragonimiasis in Vietnam: an update.
 

Author(s): Pham Ngoc Doanh, Yoichiro Horii, Yukifumi Nawa

Journal: Korean J. Parasitol.. 2013 Dec;51(6):621-7.

 

Paragonimiasis is a food-borne parasitic zoonosis caused by infection with lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus. In Vietnam, research on Paragonimus and paragonimiasis has been conducted in northern and central regions of the country. Using a combination of morphological and molecular ...

Last Updated: 11 Feb 2014

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Paragonimiasis acquired in the United States: native and nonnative species.
 

Author(s): James H Diaz

Journal: Clin. Microbiol. Rev.. 2013 Jul;26(3):493-504.

 

Paragonimiasis is a parasitic lung infection caused by lung flukes of the genus Paragonimus, with most cases reported from Asia and caused by P. westermani following consumption of raw or undercooked crustaceans. With the exception of imported P. westermani cases in immigrants, in ...

Last Updated: 4 Jul 2013

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Parasitic Infections of the Gastrointestinal Tract
 

Status: Recruiting

Condition Summary: Amebiasis; Cryptosporidiosis; Giardiasis; Parasitic Disease; Parasitic Intestinal Disease; Gastrointestinal Helminth Infections

 

Last Updated: 31 Aug 2016

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